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Medical Fitness Center (MFC) at UPMC in Central Pa.

The UPMC Hanover Medical Fitness Center (MFC) is a client-based professional service designed to promote health and fitness to individuals with medical conditions, as well as to those seeking general conditioning. Our primary function is to assist our members in the reduction of the occurrence and/or severity of chronic conditions by formulating individualized, medically supervised, health-related exercise programs and providing healthy living education.

Medical Fitness Center Services

The UPMC Hanover Medical Fitness Center specializes in medically supervised aquatics and land exercise programs. We also specialize in wellness education including seasonal newsletters, health education lectures, and social group support. Our health promotion and exercise science professionals provide services to individuals with diagnoses including, but not limited to:

  • Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Pulmonary disease
  • Obesity / general deconditioning
  • Arthritis / fibromyalgia
  • Osteoporosis / frailty
  • Cancer
  • Orthopaedic issues (chronic low back pain, total joint replacement, etc.)

Contact the Medical Fitness Center at 717-316-3488

Read the Summer Medical Fitness Center Newsletter.

Class Descriptions

Class Schedule

View our July Class schedule

Pool Hours (open swim and classes only, no laps):

  • Monday to Thursday, 7 to 9:30 a.m.; 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 3 to 5 p.m.
  • Friday, 7 to 7:30 a.m.; 8:15 to 9:30 a.m.; 10:15 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, 7 to 9 a.m.


Medical Fitness Center
Located at Hillside Medical Center
250 Fame Avenue
Entrance B, Suite 100
Hanover, PA 17331

Phone: 717-316-3488

Our Hours

Monday to Thursday- 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday- 6 a.m. to noon
Saturday- 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Sunday- Closed
Closed on most major holidays, including Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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